Hill out to consolidate position

Tommy Hill takes his strong current form back to Brands Hatch, round seven of the 2012 MCE British Superbike Championship.
Tommy Hill heads to Brands Hatch knowing he can just concentrate on podium finishes after booking his place in the British Superbike 'Title Showdown' three rounds early.

The Swan Yamaha rider returns to his home event having swept the board at the Oulton Park triple-header, a performance that increased his lead in the overall standings to 28 points over Josh Brookes and added nine podium credits to his tally.

Having now acquired the points he needs to progress the first phase of the championship, Hill will now concentrate on notching up more precious podium credits.

“I treat every round the same, but the last time I raced on the Grand Prix circuit was when we won the title so I have some really good memories. I think we have seen from the rounds before how strong the competition is so you cannot rule anybody out.

“Three wins at the last round was good but we still need to stay ahead of the game and we saw last year that one point can make the difference between winning the championship so I will be pushing 110 per cent for wins for myself and Swan Yamaha.”

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Tommy Hill Swan Yamaha - [picture credit: Ian Hopgood]
Tommy Hill Swan Yamaha - [picture credit: Ian Hopgood]
Tommy Hill Swan Yamaha - [picture credit: Ian Hopgood]
Tommy Hill Swan Yamaha - [picture credit: Ian Hopgood]
Tommy Hill Swan Yamaha - [picture credit: Ian Hopgood]
Rob Winfield, Anvil Hire Yamaha, BSB [Credit: Bonnie Lane]
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Tommy Bridwell, Team WD-40 Kawasaki, [Credit: BSB]
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Nick - Unregistered

July 16, 2012 12:01 PM

Well done Tommy, hardly surprising though, he is world class & riding very well! He would no doubt ruffle a few feathers in the world superbike championship, I think he deserves the step up. Specially if he wins the championship again!


July 16, 2012 7:55 PM

Tommy's got it together nicely, think having the title last year has given him that extra confidence. Hopefully the bike stays right and finger's x'd we get some nice weather this weekend and we get a good result for both the Swan rider's. Would love to see Nori get a win at some point this season as well. Looking forward to getting down to Brands on Friday, people coming to stay as we only live a short distance from the track Go #33 and Go #41 :)

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